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Zukor, Adolph 1873-1976

Overview
Works: 407 works in 652 publications in 3 languages and 15,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Author, pre, Attributed name
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Wings by William A Wellman( Visual )
13 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I. Includes three featurettes
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The biblical story of Moses. He left a life of comfort at the pharaoh's court to lead his people, the Jews, out of slavery and back to their homeland. Along the way, he received the ten commandments
The Marx Brothers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president
Horse feathers by Marx Brothers( Visual )
6 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parody of college life with the fun-loving president of Huxley College wooing a floozie who is secretly trying to rig the big football game between Huxley and archrival Darwin U
Make way for tomorrow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 'enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap' [-- Container], an elderly couple must move in with their adult children when they lose their home
The scarlet empress by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )
9 editions published between 1934 and 2001 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catherine, a German princess, married the Grand Duke Peter, the heir to the Russian throne. Because of his madness, she was able to seize the throne and become known as Catherine the Great
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by John S Robertson( Visual )
14 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, has a weakness for experiments which take him to the boundaries of human consciousness and experience. When Sir George Carew, father of the girl Jekyll loves, accuses him of being afraid of temptation, he finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good; as Edward Hyde, he embarks upon a career of crime
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )
4 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Claudette Colbert gives a stunning performance as the alluring Queen of the Nile in this colossal epic of passion and deception. Determined to exert her power over Julius Caesar, Cleopatra uses her beauty and wit to seduce the Roman leader into leaving his wife for her. After Caesar's downfall, Cleopatra turns her attention to the dashing Marc Antony. But as their passionate love affair threatens the peace of the empire, Cleopatra fights a desperate battle to hold onto her happiness and her throne." From container
Mae West the glamour collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend. In her first film appearance, "Night after night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm no angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. For "Goin' to town," West goes Western. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. This is followed by "Go west young man," where she plays Mavis Arden, a movie star stranded in the country. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections. "My little chickadee" pairs West with a legend of similar stature, W.C. Fields. As Flower Belle Lee, she is rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, and run out of Little Bend. Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This stylish western skillfully interweaves classic real-life old west legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill Cody, George Armstrong Custer and Abraham Lincoln into a stunning tale as vast as the wild frontier itself
Grass a nation's battle for life ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Récit documentaire illustrant 2 fois l'an, la migration des tribus du peuple Bakhtiari de Perse formées de 50 000 personnes accompagnées de leurs troupeaux de 1 000 000 de bêtes. Cette migration pénible et périlleuse a pour but de conduire les animaux (chevaux, vaches, chèvres, moutons) vers des pâturages d'une vallée de la montagne Zardeh Kuh. Les moments les plus difficiles sont la traversée de la rivière Karun avec des radeaux d'outres gonflées d'air et l'ascension de la passe de la montagne Zardeh Kuh
Shirley Temple ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now and Forever: Shirley Temple stars as a little rich girl whose father, a jewel thief, comes to claim her from his late wife's relatives
Little Miss Marker by Prod Co: Paramount Productions/ B. P. Schulberg( Visual )
2 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shirley Temple melts the hearts of a gang of hardened gamblers when she is left as an IOU or "marker" for debt
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horror film about the cultured Dr. Jekyll who, as the result of an experiment he's conducted on himself, can change into the hideous Mr. Hyde
Easy living by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mary Smith is a poor working girl who literally has a fortune dropped in her lap when a wealthy financier tosses a sable coat out a window and it lands on her. Everyone automatically assumes she's his mistress, and soon her fairytale-like rags-to-riches lifestyle threatens a very real romance with an inept waiter"--Container
Applause by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )
8 editions published between 1929 and 2003 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A backstage musical that tells the story of Kitty Darling, a fading burlesque star who tries to save her convent-educated daughter April from following in Mom's footsteps
Peter Pan by Herbert Brenon( Visual )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Betty Bronson stars as Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, who charms Wendy and her brothers to fly with him to Never Never Land. On this island of dreams and magic, they struggle to rescue the Lost Boys from Captain Hook and his band of pirates, encountering along the way the delightful fairy Tinkerbell, a man-eating crocodile, and a band of valiant Indians"--Container
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vienna-born, New York-raised Josef von Sternberg directed some of the most influential, stylish dramas ever to come out of Hollywood. Though best known for his star-making collaborations with Marlene Dietrich, von Sternberg began his career during the final years of the silent era, dazzling audiences and critics with his film's dark visions and innovative cinematography. The titles in this collection, made on the cusp of the sound age, are three of von Sternberg's greatest works, gritty evocations of gangster life (Underworld), the Russian Revolution (The Last Command), and working-class desperation (The Docks of New York) made into shadowy movie spectacle. Criterion is proud to present these long unavailable classics of American cinema, each with two musical scores."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Adolph Zukor
Zukor, Adolf 1873-1976
Languages
English (125)
French (7)
Spanish (2)
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